Learn More About Visiting
The University at Albany puts a world of enlightenment and entertainment within reach to tens of thousands of visitors each year through programs in the arts, education, sports, and culture, as well as such major events as Commencement. In addition to the many attractions available in or near the Capital Region, you will find much to see and do right on campus.
Take a tour
Let informative, friendly UAlbany students provide you with a campus tour that includes classroom views, research areas, the University Libraries, and other key aspects of UAlbany academics, as well as a residence hall, dining area, locations for student services and places to simply congregate and have fun.
See a play, hear talented musicians, view an art exhibit or classic film
The Arts at UAlbany are plentiful and accessible to the public.
Enjoy the architecture
UAlbany's three campuses are beautiful and diverse.
Choose from a great menu of Campus Center eatery options
A wide range of cuisines, including healthy fare, ethnic and local options, allow you to choose your own special UAlbany Dining experience.
Attend exciting NCAA Division I action
UAlbany Athletics teams have won 66 indoor and outdoor conference championships since 2003. In 2013-14, we unveil an impressive new multi-sports complex for the benefit of athletes, fans and the community-at-large.
Hear great authors, and attend literary symposia, stage readings, movies and workshops
UAlbany is home to the world-renowned New York State Writers Institute, which offers a free Classic Film Series.
Enjoy the natural environment at UAlbany
A restored Indian Pond, featuring a new walking bridge and tree-lined walkways, as well as lovely gardens situated throughout the Academic Podium, offer the campus community and visitors enriching moments of tranquility and reflection.
Attend a reunion
The Alumni Association has been keeping alumni connected to each other and their alma mater for more than 150 years.
Relax by the fountains
Whether it be the dramatic, refurbished Main Fountain on the Academic Podium, where students and visitors gather to talk, sunbathe, take photos or picnic, or the walk-through fountain which completes the University's Entry Plaza, relaxing by the waters is a UAlbany way of life.